Desserts, Photography

Chocolate cookies for Santa

This post is not about my cooking is about my almost 7 years old boy cooking. I love cooking or baking with my son. He has an apron and a chef hat and he wears them with pride. I let him in the kitchen since he could walk. He will make a huge mess but… Continue reading Chocolate cookies for Santa

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Summer dessert with wild strawberries

I like my summer desserts to be refreshing and not very sweet. Since I learnt making panna cotta I started mixing recipes and ingredients for new experiences. This dessert is a combination of oranges and wild strawberries and is good for 4 servings. Ingredients: For the white panna cotta 300 ml cream 150 ml milk… Continue reading Summer dessert with wild strawberries

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Food For Thought

Today, eating healthy is a MUST. Before the 1989 Revolution, we (Romanians) lived under communism for lots of years. My childhood was a happy one not because of communism but because my parents made it happy. We grew up with a few toys, some food and expensive books. All we had was 3 or 4… Continue reading Food For Thought

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Cornulete cu magiun – Romanian plum jam cookies

“Magiun” is a traditional Romanian food based on plum. To make magiun you cook plums for 10 hours with very low heat until the magiun sticks to the spoon. The magiun is a thick paste and homogeneous, dark brown, with dry matter content is a minimum of 55%. This concentration ensures the preservation of the… Continue reading Cornulete cu magiun – Romanian plum jam cookies

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Chocolate and peanut butter Baklava

  With Chocolate baklava in my mind, I changed a little bit the recipe and I made a new dessert.  I add peanut butter and I made another great easy dessert. You can make it with your kids for Christmas or any other time. To get it very crispy I used olive oil only to… Continue reading Chocolate and peanut butter Baklava

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Cupcake Day

Cupcake Day is celebrated all around USA on December 15th. I am not living in USA and I am Romanian, but, I am gone honor this day because I love cupcakes. So, I am gone have some cupcakes today with my family. Who loves cupcakes? I wish we had a National Cupcake Day in Romania,… Continue reading Cupcake Day

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Desserts for Christmas

Today I made a list of possible sweets I want to make for Christmas. The first one is a must, because I just love the crunchy feeling in that dessert. Also, it is so easy to do and with no great skills. How about your list? Is it long, short, easy or difficult? Chocolate baklava  … Continue reading Desserts for Christmas